Admission control is a validation process in communication systems where a check is performed before a connection is established to see if current resources are sufficient for the proposed connection.
For some applications, dedicated resources (such as a wavelength across an optical network) may be needed in which case admission control has to verify availability of such resources before a request can be admitted.
For more elastic applications, a total volume of resources may be needed prior to some deadline in order to satisfy a new request, in which case admission control needs to verify availability of resources at the time and perform scheduling to guarantee satisfaction of an admitted request.
Admission control systems
- Asynchronous Transfer Mode
- Audio Video Bridging using Stream Reservation Protocol
- IEEE 1394
- Integrated services on IP networks
- Public switched telephone network
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